Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 26 January, 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


UK abolishes COVID-19 testing for all vaccinated travelers Feb. 11

Need to revisit academic requirements for presidency, others

Ending the killing of Nigerians in South Africa

Reviewing national economy using technical Approach

NIBSS: Banks deploy 456,234 PoS terminals in one year

Fuel Hike Reversal: NLC suspends planned nationwide protest

Electoral Act: Why we concur with Senate on consensus option ‘ Reps

Subsidy: Senate mobilises security agencies against fuel smugglers

Insurgency: Military submission to civil authority key to progress ‘ Buratai

Buhari proposes 18-month extension of subsidy removal policy

Senate passes bill to amend Federal Colleges of Education Act

2023: INEC records surge in voter registration

Backing war against ponzi schemes with law

IATA calls for travel restriction relaxation, says COVID-19 may be declared endemic

NBS: Abuja, Oyo residents paid above N8,000 for 12.5kg of cooking gas in December

Nigeria, others w’II push oil demand to 99.7m p/d globally

Gas to power: Price cut not impacting generation

Electoral bill: Senate as toothless bulldog


Aircraft Odili govt bought abandoned in Germany, repairs cost 3m Wike

Army will recruit only the best -COAS

Buhari launches 5G policy, directs security agencies to adopt technology

IMF retains 2022 growth forecast for Nigeria at 2.7%

Dismantle road blocks in Anambra, court orders police

Anambra community petitions Obiano over frequent attacks, alleges 10 killed

Afenifere plans political party, insists on state police, constitution review

IGP fortifies security as Ekiti PDP, APC primaries hold today, Thursday

PDP picks Emmanuel, ex-minister, others for Ekiti gov poll congress

African airlines passenger traffic crashes by 65% over Omicron, others

Marginal fields: FG outlines conditions to awardees, IOCs Thursday

MPC: Experts foresee tougher days as CBN retains lending rate

Assault: Court frees suspect after one year in jail over complainants absence

Fuel-laden truck crushes mother on school run, child, man in Delta

Ogun monarchs murder: Police get clues, Abiodun demands killers arrest

Lover demands money to transport visiting girlfriends corpse, family alleges foul play

Four killed, 24 abducted, 73 houses razed in Chibok terror attack

Gunmen killed Plateau villagers on motorcycles Youth leader

Abducted Kano lawmakers mother released, N40m paid

Lassa fever: A reason why rats should not be in our homes

Lagos housewife allegedly kills husband with pressing iron during argument

National Assembly agrees on consensus, others, lists conditions

NLC suspends protests, says talks with Federal Government continue

Afenifere asks intl community to get freedom for Igboho six months after imprisonment

How we discovered Rivers aircraft secretly abandoned in Germany by Amaechi administration -Wike

No basis for judges to earn less than federal legislators Osinbajo

FG working with cooperatives, others to extend 300,000 housing units Osinbajo

IMF predicts 2.7% growth rate for Nigeria in 2022

Umahi declares ex-Ebonyi Rep wanted over inciteful Facebook publication


ICRC Bemoans Slow Pace of Work at Inland Container Depots

Stock Market Rebounds as CBN Maintains Status Quo on Rates

Wike Discovers Rivers Aircraft Abandoned By Amaechi in Germany

Using Super Tucano Fighter Jets, Nigerian Airforce Kills Notorious ISWAP Commander,…

Afenifere: Restructuring Nigeria Before 2023 Polls Achievable

Bodo Vs Shell: British Lawyer Says Firm Complied with Community’s Instructions…

Forbes Ranks BUA Chairman, Rabiu 5th Richest African

Abiodun Vows to Bring Killers of Ogun Monarch to Book

Wike Discovers Rivers Aircraft Abandoned By Amaechi in Germany

Afenifere: Restructuring Nigeria Before 2023 Polls Achievable

ECOWAS, UN, US, France Condemn Military Takeover in Burkina Faso

Interpol Busts BEC Scam Syndicate, Arrests 12 Suspects

TI Ranks Nigeria 154 in Corruption Perception Index

House Leader, Doguwa, Welcomes 28th Child, Target’s 30 Before 2023 Election

Family Seeks IG’s Intervention over Killing of Inspector by Fellow Policemen…

Marginal Fields: NUPRC Plans Stakeholders’ Meeting with Bid Awardees

Troops Move into Kainji National Park to Dislodge Terrorists

Gunmen Kill Policeman, Abduct Expatriate in Edo

Coalition of Northern Supporters Says Anyim’s Presidency will Lift Nigeria

Dogara Condemns Suspension of His Traditional Title by Bauchi Emir

Point of Sale Transaction Hits N6.4tn, Cheques Usage Up 3.9% in 2021

T-Bills Turnover on FMDQ Drops by 55.6% on Low Yield Environment,…

Firm Provides Foreign Education Opportunity for Brilliant, Athletic Students

House Leader, Doguwa, Welcomes 28th Child, Target’s 30 Before 2023 Election

Senate Passes Bill to Amend Federal Airports Authority Act


Afenifere to FG: Ensure release of Igboho, Kanu forthwith

Security breach at Lagos airport as thieves gain access to Arik Air aircraft

ECOWAS condemns coup dtat in Burkina Faso

W/Africa Elders Forum condemns coup in Burkina Faso

Amotekun corps rescue suspected POS fraudster from mob in Osun

Farmers/herders clash claims one life in Kaduna community


Lagos APC tackles PDP governments for attending Adediran’s defection

INEC seeks speedy passage of Electoral Bill to prevent constitutional crisis

Electricity project: Ogun communities protest non-payment of compensation

I felt bad seeing pupils on bare floor, says corp member who renovated Bauchi school

Families groan over loss of corpses to Anambra morgue fire

AFCON stadium disaster: Eyewitness claims officials closed the gates

Announce Super Eagles substantive coach now, Chukwu tells NFF

Nigeria produces five of seven unicorns in Africa

Nigeria accounts for 82% of Africa’s ICT market

Government will borrow more as states struggle to survive, OPS warns

FG procures 29m Johnson and Johnson jab at $298 million

Rivers aircraft abandoned by Amaechi administration discovered in Germany, says Wike

Afenifere urges int’l community to prevail on Benin Republic, FG to release Igboho, Kanu

Electricity project: Ogun communities protest non-payment of compensation

NI IMF raises Nigeria’s growth projection to 2.7% as MPC  retains rates

PDP warned against zoning 2023 presidential ticket outside South

Opportunities in IOCs’ divestiture for local capacity development

‘Why technology is central to Lagos development’ S intercepts 189 suspected victims of human trafficking


FUEL SUBSIDY: NACCIMA, LCCI propose phased removal, wider consultations

Army Recruitment: We will recruit only the best ‘ COAS

Senate tasks Heads of Security Agencies to stem smuggling of Petroleum Products

Presidency attacks Ortom over comments against Buhari on Arise TV

Infractions: Lagos seals Billionaire Lounge, three night clubs

CSOs express disappointment over Nigeria’s ranking on 2021 Corruption Perception Index

True federalism, only panacea for National development ‘ Afenifere

Reps’ Leader, Doguwa at 56 welcomes 28th child, target’s 30 children before 2023 election

Dogara breaks silence over revoked traditional title, blames Bauchi governor for woes

Nigerians eager to return to pre-2015 PDP era of economic growth, prosperity ‘ Ortom

FG unveils National Policy on 5G

Exodus of doctors: Extension of retirement age to the rescue

Farmers behead herder igniting violence in Kaduna community

Industrial Court in Benin nullifies govt’s sack of agric institute workers

Dilapidated Access Roads: Women vow to stop political campaigns in 3 Delta towns, unless

Insurgency: Stakeholders brainstorm on North East stability, devt of master plan

Why we must tackle delays in justice delivery ‘ Osinbajo

Data Privacy Week: FG to release new codes of conduct for DPCOs

Zulum in Chibok, meets families of 24 abducted residents

91m Nigerians fall below poverty line ‘ NESG

CSOs express disappointment over Nigeria’s ranking on 2021 Corruption Perception Index

2023: Ebonyi having two Presidential aspirants gives us chance of producing next President ‘ Ex-Minister of Health


2022: NESG Projects Nigerian Economy To Grow Below Federal Gov’t Forecast

JUST-IN: CBN Retains MPR At 11.5%, Other Parameters Unchanged

Infidelity: Sammie Okposo Apologises To Wife, Suspends Ministering

Subsidy Suspension: Again, Federal Gov’t To Amend PIA

Forbes: Dangote Retains Africa’s Richest Person Spot With $13.9bn

JUST-IN: Buhari Launches 5G Policy, Directs Security Agencies To Leverage Technology

NDLEA Sets UP Task Force To Tackle ‘Mkpuru Mmiri

Show Us Your Legacies, Tiv Youths Tell Ortom

Firm Threatens To Sue FCT Minister Over Demolished Property

NAFDAC Stops Registration Of Alcohol In Sachet, Small Bottles

Why We Want Prompt Passage Of Amended Electoral Bill ‘ INEC

NLNG Signs MoU With 6 Nigerian Teaching Hospitals

Subsidy Suspension: Again, Federal Gov’t To Amend PIA

Forbes: Dangote Retains Africa’s Richest Person Spot With $13.9bn


Despite AFCON exit, Chinese automaker Chery sees Nigeria excelling at the World Cup

Insecurity: Do children have future in Nigeria

After one year of living on dialysis, 22-year-old graduate cries for financial aid

Gov Emmanuel heads Ekiti PDP gubernatorial primary committee

Benue SDP chairman appeals to Falae to intervene in party internal crisis

Delta APC appeals to national body to prevail on Omo-Agege to accommodate aggrieved members

PDP blames govt, security agencies over destruction, killing in Ebonyi community

FEMA embarks on fight against FCT market infernos

IMF projects Nigeria’s economy to grow by 2.7% in 2022

Fuel smuggling: There is absence of governance in our border communities, Hameed Ali tells Senate President

Fuel subsidy, threat to fiscal sustainability, says NESG

2023: Persons seeking to be president at age 75 years, above should think twice ‘ Makinde

Only restructuring can take Nigeria out of the woods ‘ Afenifere

Herdsmen attack: We will not allow criminals overrun us ‘ Akeredolu

N42bn for November 2021 grid distributed electricity


Ex-Governor Nyame sues Taraba, CBN over unpaid pension

WHO chief prepares for second term after board’s nod

Nigeria loses position in corruption rating, ranks 154 globally

NYSC remitted N1b into Federation Account in 2021, says DG

How to reposition Judiciary for effectiveness, by Osinbajo, CJN, Speaker, Malami,…

Wike accuses Amaechi of dumping Rivers’ plane in Germany

Lawan challenges Customs, Immigration, NSCDC, DSS, others on border security

Subsidy extension stalls Petroleum Industry Act

Electoral Bill: Lawmakers okay consensus with tough conditions

NIS intercepts 189 human trafficking victims January 26, 2022

Fire guts Imo community monarch’s palace


‘The Governor with longest record of unpaid salaries’, presidency mocks Ortom

36,000 containers ferried by barge in 2021

African airlines’ traffic falls by 65.2% in 2021 – IATA

How 75-year-old widow ended water scarcity in Nasarawa community

NURTW threatens suspension of operations in Lagos over mayhem

How Katsina lawmaker, supervisor stole N32m constituency project funds

Diri deposes monarch as kidnapped Bayelsa commissioner regains freedom

FAAN accuses Customs boss of breaching security at Lagos Airport


Pressure mounts for Boris Johnson to go as Police investigators move in

Cooking gas prices fall 10% on improved supply, VAT waiver

Wike ‘discovers’ Rivers aircraft in Germany

IMF downgrades 2022/2023 global economic forecast amid ‘multiple challenges

Nigeria faces higher budget deficit on revived subsidy

No worries over capital flight ‘ CBN

Nigeria-S/Africa Chamber holds Jan webinar breakfast forum

External reserves decline to 3-month low

Petroleum industry in confusion as FG plans to amend new PIA


Progressive women raise alarm over plots by some APC Govs to destroy party at February Convention

Security situation improved under the current Armed Forces leadership Group

Experts to Brainstorm on Setup of Domestic Export Warehouse

NLNG begins hospital support programme, signs MoU with 6 teaching hospitals

Buhari approves indefinite suspension of fuel subsidy removal


Electoral Act Amendment: From A Democracy To An Oligarchy

Can Lagos PDP Spring A Surprise In 2023

e-Commerce In Africa Is Still 5% Explored ‘ Jumia Boss

FAAN, Bi-Courtney Promise To Foster Relationship

I Almost Died In My Kidnappers’ Custody ‘Bayelsa Commissioner

London Police Investigating COVID-19 Lockdown Parties At Downing Street

Tropical Storm Kills 37 In Madagascar, Mozambique

Navy Arrests 20 Foreigners, Two Wooden Boats Carrying Cannabis

Chelsea Identify Real Madrid Man As Alternative To Barcelona Star

AFCON 2021: Mane Suffers Injury Scare After Goal Against Cape Verde

PDP Cautions Ganduje Over Withdrawal Of Private Schools Licences

Sanwo-Olu Mourns Death Of Ex-SSG, Adeniran- Ogunsanya

Vandals Destroy 2 Electric Towers, Throw Yenagoa Into 3 Months Darkness

FG Orders Military To Flush Out ISWAP, Armed Bandits From Kainji National Park

Delta APC Group Calls For Urgent Steps To Revive Party In The State


Revealed! Full list of richest people in Africa *Dangote on top again, two other Nigerians soar

62.24 % electricity customers still on estimated billing

Fuel subsidy, inflation, electioneering to drive economic policies in 2022 ‘ Analysts

Digital economy to add $88bn, create 3m jobs in 10 years ‘ FG

MPC should pay attention to growth, not inflation ‘ Expert

CBN policies crippling Naira ‘ Expert

Coalition to Tiv youth: Ortom has performed beyond expectations

4 Borno NUJ officials resign over N12m land scandal

Umahi to decongest Ebonyi correctional centres

Delta: BEDC thumbs up Illah community over arrest of vandals

February 28: As APC’s dark cloud gathers

APC chairmanship: Al-Makura the only candidate we know ‘ Gov Sule

I won’t waste time to sign death sentence against Hanifa Abubakar’s killer if’ ‘ Ganduje

8 dead, others injured in AFCON 2021 stadium stampede

CSOs shut PDP, APC national secretariats, demand presidency rotation to South

SAN, 6 others face disciplinary panel over conflicting court orders

2023: Field Northern presidential candidate risk implosion, group warns PDP

Why PDP youth leader a ‘naive toddler’ ‘ APC youth leader aspirant

2023: CAN backs Bello’s ambition, calls him man of integrity

Tiv youth to Ortom: List achievements, get free TV telecast

Anyim’s killing: Ebonyi youth destroy multi-million naira properties

We’re committed to moving Gombe education to next level ‘ Gov Yahaya

Osun 2022: Rumble in PDP as group seeks Adeleke’s disqualification

We’ve set up task force to dismantle cartel behind Mkpuru Mmiri ‘ Marwa

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